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CRA releases updated information re application procedures

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2012

In July 2012, CRA released an updated summary of its procedures when dealing with an application for charitable registration

Court releases decision on certification of donation tax shelter class action

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 29 2011

In November 2011, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision on a motion for class action certification in Lipson v. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Budget 2010 significantly reduces disbursement quota obligation for charities

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 15 2010

Finance Minister Flaherty tabled the 2010 Federal Budget on March 4, 2010

CRA releases new guidance on the promotion of health and charitable registration

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2013

On August 27, 2013 the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") released CG-021, a new Guidance that sets out CRA's interpretation of the law pertaining to the

Federal Court of Appeal rejects constitutional challenge to CRA jurisdiction

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 15 2010

On February 18, 2010, the Federal Court of Appeal rejected an argument advanced by a charity that the federal Parliament lacks jurisdiction to provide for the registration and de-registration of charities through the Income Tax Act (the "Act"

National arts service organizations

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2012

In the November issue of this Newsletter, we reported on the draft Guidance issued by the Charities Directorate concerning the registration of arts organizations

Charities and not-for-profit newsletter

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 31 2012

The text of a recent address given by the Director General of the CRA Charities Directorate, Cathy Hawara, at the Canadian Bar Association National Charity Law Symposium has been published on the CRA website

Fees under the new Not-For-Profit Corporations Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2010

Industry Canada has recently released a schedule of fees related to various applications and corporate procedures under the new Not-For-Profit Corporations Act ("NFPCA"

Recent case reminds charities about the risks with false donation receipts

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 30 2012

The recent decision of the Tax Court of Canada in Grosset v. The Queen offers a reminder to charities and their donors to beware the risks involved with false receipts

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada releases report on National Call for Concepts for Social Finance

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Earlier this month, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada released a Report on its National Call for Concepts for Social Finance. The Call